Publications on IIASA

A collection of publications on IIASA and systems analysis by alumni and colleagues appears below in order of publication year. Please feel free to get in touch with us regarding suggestions or any questions.

IIASA Conference 1976
The Concept of IIASA by J. Gvishiani
Creating an International Research Institute by Howard Raiffa
Applying Systems Analysis in an International Setting by Roger Levien

Ecological and environmental research at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis by Wesley Foell (1976)

Systems analysis and international organizations by Jacques F. Lesourne (1976)

RAND, IIASA and the Conduct of Systems Analysis by Roger Levien (1997)

Scientific cooperation as a bridge across the Cold War divide: The case of IIASA by Alan McDonald (1998)

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, the TAP Project and the RAINS Model by Alan McDonald and Harvey Brooks (2000)

Building Bridges in Science and Society during the Cold War: The Origins of IIASA by Giuliana Gemelli (2001)

Bridges to the Future by J. Gvishiani (2004) in Russian

Thinking Outside the Tank - Warum das IIASA der Klein-Hypothese widerspricht by Michael Thompson (2010)

Towards a Social History of the Purification of Governance: The Case of the IIASA by Egle Rindzeviciute (2010)

Bridging East and West. The Establishment of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in the United States Foreign Policy of Bridge Building, 1964–1972 by Leena Riska Campbell (2011)

Memoir: Analytical Roots of a Decision Scientist by Howard Raiffa (2011)

Plutonium Worlds. Fast Breeders, Systems Analysis and Computer Simulation in the Age of Hypotheticality by Sebastian Vehlken (2014)

Von Schmetterlingen und Atomreaktoren: Medien und Politiken der Resilienz am IIASA by Isabell Schrickel (2014)

Internationalization of Cold War systems analysis: RAND, IIASA and the institutional reasons for methodological change by Matthias Duller (2016)

Remembering Howard Raiffa by Ralph Keeney (2016)

Technology vs. Political Conflict – How Networks Penetrate the Iron Curtain by F. Dittman (2016) 

The Power of Systems by Egle Rindzeviciute (2016)

Bubbles and Spirals: The Memoirs of C.S. Buzz Holling (2017)

Control versus Complexity: Approaches to the Carbon Dioxide Problem at IIASA by Isabell Schrickel (2017)

Ecosystems Research and Policy Planning: Revisiting the Budworm Project (1972–1980) at the IIASA by Michael Hutter (2018)

IIASA Library

A hard copy of these publications may be found in the IIASA Library. If you have any questions or would like a copy of these materials, please contact the library.

Also access all IIASA publications in our repository called PURE.

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Last edited: 14 January 2019


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